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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
516
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 516, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the top left stamp

120
80
517
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 517, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the top right stamp

120
180
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518
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 518, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., dark color and detailed impression, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

120
80
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519
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 519, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., left sheet margin with part imprint, rich color, Extremely Fine

180
230
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520
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 520, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., beautiful dark color and choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

180
280
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521
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 521, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp

180
90
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522
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 522, 1893 Columbian Issue6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a), 6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a)6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a). Mint N.H., intense color and sharp detailed impression on bright fresh paper, perfectly centered, a beautiful example of this shade variety, with 2000 P.F. certificate for vertical pair, this being the top stamp

170
800
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523
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 523, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., rich color, Jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp

150
1,250
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524
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 524, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered with wide margins, rich color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

150
170
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525
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 525, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate for block of four, this being the top left stamp

150
180
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526
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 526, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

150
170
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527
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 527, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., well-centered, dark shade, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

150
75
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528
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 528, 1893 Columbian Issue10c Columbian (237), 10c Columbian (237)10c Columbian (237). Mint N.H., choice centering, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate

275
350
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529
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 529, 1893 Columbian Issue10c Columbian (237), 10c Columbian (237)10c Columbian (237). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and detailed impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine

135
220
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530
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 530, 1893 Columbian Issue10c Columbian (237), 10c Columbian (237)10c Columbian (237). Mint N.H. top plate no., imprint and letter strip of four, deep shade and crisp impression, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with the right pair being Extremely Fine Gems, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

1,000
2,200
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531
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 531, 1893 Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 P.F. certificate

475
575
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532
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 532, 1893 Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., intense shade, choice centering with balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp

600
800
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533
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 533, 1893 Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., intense color and sharp impression, almost perfect centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

600
575
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534
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 534, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Mint N.H., sharp proof-like impression, choice centering with evenly-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, the 50c Columbian is rarely obtainable in this choice Mint N.H. condition, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,200
1,500
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535°
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 535, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Mint N.H. bottom sheet margin with part imprint, deep shade, single misaligned perf hole at left not noted on certificate, still Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the lower right stamp

1,200
0
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536
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 536, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, perfectly centered with uncharacteristically wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, wtih 2000 P.F. certificate

600
1,500
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537
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 537, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

600
400
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538
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 538, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Bottom sheet margin with plate no., choice centering, rich color, small thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance

600
200
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539
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 539, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Mint N.H., deep shade, Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate for vertical pair, this being the bottom stamp

1,200
220
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540
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 540, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, remarkably well-centered, intense color, long full perfs, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,800
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541
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 541, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Disturbed original gum redistributed to cover small thin spots, couple tiny carbon specks, Very Fine appearance

1,500
210
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542
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 542, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (regummed), detailed impression, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

700
260
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543
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 543, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, faint vertical crease and small filled thin, Very Fine appearance

700
250
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544
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 544, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Proof-like impression, light circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

650
800
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545
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 545, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Well-centered, cancelled by perfect strike of violet "Mar 13, 1894" handstamp, small sealed tear at bottom visible only in fluid, appears Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

650
325
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546
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 546, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Bold duplex cancels, rich color, small thin speck at top, appears Very Fine

650
150
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547
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 547, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade and detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

1,550
1,600
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548
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 548, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, nearly perfect centering, beautiful rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,550
1,400
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549°
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 549, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, dark shade and proof-like impression, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,450
1,000
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550
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 550, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, small thin, appears Very Fine

1,550
400
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551
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 551, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Unused, regummed over horizontal crease, well-centered, deep shade, pinpoint thin speck, appears Very Fine

725
200
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552
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 552, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Near perfect centering, light target and straightline cancels, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

600
450
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553
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 553, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Clear strike of New York oval registry cancel, rich color on bright paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

600
425
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554
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 554, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Neat strike of circular datestamp, brilliant color on bright paper, detailed impression, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

600
1,050
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555
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 555, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Dark shade on bright white paper, light target cancel, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

600
375
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556
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 556, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Rich color, tied by bold "Baltimore MD. Dec. 14, 1893" machine cancel on small piece, Fine

600
200
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557
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 557, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a), $3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a). Original gum, virtually perfect centering, beautiful deep rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $3.00 OLIVE GREEN SHADE.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,900
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558°
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 558, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a), $3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a). Original gum, intense shade, Very Fine

2,400
800
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559
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 559, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a), $3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a). Disturbed original gum, dark shade, well-centered, small thin and tear at top, otherwise Very Fine

2,250
375
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560
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 560, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a), $3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a). Dark shade, light New York registry oval cancel, remarkably well-centered with balanced margins, thins, Extremely Fine appearance

1,000
290
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561
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 561, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, h.r., rich color, thin at top from hinge removal, appears Very Fine

3,000
475
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562
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 562, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Disturbed original gum, bright color, small faults, otherwise Fine

3,250
400
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563
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 563, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful bright shade on fresh white paper, Fine

3,250
600
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564
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 564, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, h.r., bright and fresh, Fine

3,250
0
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565
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 565, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused (regummed), bright color, large thins, appears Very Fine

1,500
450
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566
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 566, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a), $4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a)$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a). Choice centering with nicely balanced margins, bold New York registry cancel, fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

1,350
800
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567
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 567, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Light registry oval cancel, sharp impression, light crease, appears Fine

1,350
350
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568
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 568, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Bold strike of New York oval registry cancel, few light creases, rounded corner at bottom right, otherwise Fine

1,350
250
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569
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 569, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, intense shade and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE. AN ESPECIALLY FRESH ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,000
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569A
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 569A, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Disturbed original gum, sharp impression, small paper adherence on gum, small thin and faint creasing, appears Very Fine

3,500
500
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570
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 570, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (regummed), sharp impression, reperfed at bottom, appears Very Fine

1,750
575
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